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About jackjodell53

I am an American Dissident trapped in a country where poor and middle class people are constantly being exploited and lied to by a very rigid and conservative plutocratic elite. I believe in government OF, FOR, and BY the people, not one controlled as it now is by corporations and special interests.

Know Thy TRUE Enemies! (Vol. 2)

By Jack Jodell, May 25, 2011 This is my second installment of an intermittent series putting the spotlight on narrow-minded, plutocratic conservative Republican hypocrites who are actively trying to limit our freedoms as progressives either socially or economically. This series, … Continue reading

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Know Thy TRUE Enemies! (Vol. 1)

By Jack Jodell, May 22, 2011 President Obama and congressional middle-of-the-road Democrats have been taking a lot of abuse lately over the poor state of the American economy, even though they had little to do with its cause. Some of … Continue reading

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GREAT PROGRESSIVE VOICES (Part III)

By Jack Jodell, May 17, 2011 THOM HARTMANN (1951 – ) is the 10th most important talk show host in America, and most important liberal, according to Talkers Magazine (the 9 above him are all conservatives). Hartmann, an unabashed progressive, … Continue reading

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GREAT PROGRESSIVE VOICES (Part II)

By Jack Jodell, May 9, 2911  AMY GOODMAN (1957- ) is a very talented journalist, author, activist, and host of LINK TV’s Democracy Now!, which is also carried on nearly 300 radio stations. The show is one of a kind, in that … Continue reading

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GREAT PROGRESSIVE VOICES (Part I)

By Jack Jodell, May 4, 2011 Today, I begin a new intermittent series devoted to great progressive voices of our day. These are people who are often overlooked, marginalized, or outright ignored by our pathetic corporatist mainstream media. They are … Continue reading

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HEROES OF AMERICAN LABOR (Part VII)

By Jack Jodell, May 1, 2011. Previous installments of this series may be found at THE SATURDAY AFTERNOON POST (http://jackjodell53.wordpress.com/). Today is May Day, celebrated in every country (except the United States) as a day to honor laborers. This is my … Continue reading

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HEROES OF AMERICAN LABOR (Part IV)

By Jack Jodell, April 14, 2011 In keeping alive the spirit of the Wisconsin Service Employees International Union workers (whose right to collectively bargain for better wages and working conditions was recently stripped away by the uncaring arch-conservative Republican Governor … Continue reading

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YOU BET YOU’RE PAYING TOO MUCH IN TAXES!

By Jack Jodell, Aug. 8, 2011. Also posted on THE SATURDAY AFTERNOON POST http://jackjodell53.wordpress.com/) So you think you’re paying too much in taxes? You ARE, but it’s not due to entitlements, as the crazy conservative Republicans and Tea Party faction … Continue reading

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HEROES OF AMERICAN LABOR (Part III)

By Jack Jodell, April 6, 2011 This is the third installment of a series highlighting ordinary American workers who, through tremendous risk and sacrifice on their part, became great leaders in the American labor movement. It is to people like this … Continue reading

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SICK OF MAINSTREAM MEDIA?

By Jack Jodell, April 4, 2011 I SURE AM! This is an outright plug for the only truly independent, wholly non-corporate, non-commercial TV network, LINK TV.  The network is FULLY viewer-supported and free from all the corporate bias and annoying … Continue reading

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